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Meet the District Governor 2016- 2017

Luciano “Lu” de Sylva started his professional career as a businessman and has owned several successful businesses. Attracted to the idea of a career in service to others, Lu decided on the field of education and pursued graduate work to earn his teaching credential. He then taught at intermediate and high schools in Colorado before moving to California where he continued his career in school administration and academia. Always involved in the community and with a personal commitment to help others, Lu served as a reader for the blind, a Regional Program Evaluator for the United Fund and Chair of the Community Holiday Basket Program, which he brought to the Rotary Club as a partnership.

District Hapennings

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue $65 – $55 – $45 Seats – All GREAT Seats Who is Trombone Shorty? New Orleans native Trombone Shorty began his career as a bandleader at the young age of six, toured internationally at age 12, and spent his teens playing with various...

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27th Annual Peace Conference

"Religion In World Affairs: Its Role in Conflict and in Peace" Saturday, October 1, 2016, 8:00 A.M - 1:00 P.M Bonita Performing Arts Center, 822 Covina Blvd. San Dimas, CA 91773 Our 27th annual Peace Conference has a timely, challenging,and  motivating theme -...

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Corazon Superbuild a Success!

Saturday, April 30, 2016 In partnership with Corazon, another non-profit organization that has been working to assist and strengthen communities in Mexico for over 20 years, District 5300 has participated since 2007. Started by Christine Montan, Superbuild was carried...

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Newsletter Submissions



Roy York, PDG  is the District 5300 Newsletter Editor.

Recommendations for those submitting articles and pictures:

  • Articles should be sent in a word document and attached to the email (not just written as an email).
  • Photos should be attached separately from the article in a jpeg format, but with the photo caption described at the end of the article, not in the email.
  • The article should be no more than 450 words.
  • Articles should be emailed to  by the 15th of each month for submission in the following month’s newsletter.

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The Five Avenues of Service

Club Service

Club Service focuses on making clubs strong. A thriving club is anchored by strong relationships and an active membership development plan.

Vocational Service

Vocational Service calls on every Rotarian to work with integrity and contribute their expertise to the problems and needs of society. Learn more in  and the .

Community Service

Community Service encourages every Rotarian to find ways to improve the quality of life for people in their communities and to serve the public interest. Learn more in and this .

International Service

International Service exemplifies our global reach in promoting peace and understanding. We support this service avenue by sponsoring or volunteering on international projects, seeking partners abroad, and more.

Youth Service

Youth Service recognizes the importance of empowering youth and young professionals through leadership development programs such as , , , and .